Cost of living in Irkutsk (Russia) is 11% more expensive than in Zomba (Malawi)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 46 prices entered by 5 different people.
For example, you would need at least 1,547,056 Kwacha (руб 124,100) in Irkutsk to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 1,390,000 Kwacha in Zomba.